Omni Living Santry: 12-Storey Housing Approved

Irish developers, MKN Property Group have received the green light from An Bord Pleanála for the construction of 324 apartments in Santry.

Approved under fast-track planning, ‘Omni Living’ will be located northeast of Omni Park Shopping Centre on the Swords Road.

The 324 apartments will be spread across 3 housing blocks, ranging in height from 5 to 12 storeys. The apartments will comprise of a mix of 1- and 2-bed homes and studios with associated private balconies/terraces.

The Santry development will include an 81-bed aparthotel in block C. The scheme will also include amenities such as a retail unit, a gym, a co-working space, a media room, a conference room and a creche.

Large portions of the scheme will be allocated to public open spaces that will include open greens, play areas and courtyards. A total of 162 car spaces and 340 bicycle storage spaces are also outlined in the plans.

CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau, liaised with the development team to construct a series of 3D planning and 3D marketing solutions. 3D Design Bureau produced verified view montages, architectural CGIs and a BRE daylight & sunlight assessment which were submitted as part of the planning application to An Bord Pleanála. The visuals are now being used for marketing purposes with national media covering the project.

Architectural CGI of Omni Living SHD, Santry.
Architectural CGI of Omni Living SHD, Santry.

Full Project Details:

Project name: Omni Living SHD, Santry.

Site location: Lands to the northeast of Omni Park Shopping Centre, Swords Road, Santry, Dublin 9.

Planning stage: Planning granted

Planning documents: Development website – An Bord Pleanála 

Floor area: 34,298 m2

Site area: 1.29 hectares

Storeys: 5 to 12

Units: 324

Structures: 3

Car parking: 162

Architectural CGI of Omni Living SHD, Santry.
Architectural CGI of Omni Living SHD, Santry.

Development Team:

Developer: MKN Property Group is a privately owned, award winning property development, investment and construction company with over 20 years’ experience in the acquisition, design, construction and management of numerous residential and commercial projects.

Architect: KMD Architecture are based in Dublin 2.

Planning Consultant: John Spain Associates were established in 1996 by John Spain. Based in heart of Dublin’s central business district with associate offices in London, Manchester, and Leeds in the United Kingdom. They a wide range of professional services throughout Ireland in the areas of planning, development, and environment.

Consulting Engineer: NRB Consulting Engineers is a fully Irish-owned, Irish-based independent business. The principals in the firm together have over 60 years’ experience in a wide variety of traffic, transport, traffic impact, roads design & Civil Engineering projects. They are based in Dublin 14.

Landscape Consultant: Murray and Associates is a renowned landscape architectural practice working on a wide variety of projects in urban, commercial, residential, historic, and environmental contexts.

Civil & Structural Engineer: Eireng Consulting Engineers are based in Dun Laoghaire, South Dublin.

CGI consultants: 3D Design Bureau – are specialists in architectural visualisation, BIM and VR – delivering quality design planning and marketing solutions. For this project 3D Design Bureau created a series of verified view montages, architectural CGIs and a BRE daylight & sunlight assessment which are being used for planning, marketing and design.

Images produced by 3D Design Bureau